M-24/Drahner update

M-24/Drahner update

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer If all goes well, construction crews will finish their work on the west side of the Drahner Rd./M-24 intersection, and the intersection will completely re-open to traffic by 3 p.m. tomorrow, July 2. That means west Drahner traffic will no longer have to go all the way around, via […]

Water shut-off forces restaurants to close for Father’s Day weekend

Water shut-off forces restaurants to close for Father’s Day weekend

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer Just one week after reopening, Country Coney owner Scott Pike learned he would have to temporarily close again. A hand-delivered boil-water advisory from the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office (WRC) notified him his restaurant would be without water Saturday, June 20, while crews hooked up a new water […]

Traffic signals go up, stop signs come down along M-24

Traffic signals go up, stop signs come down along M-24

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer The M-24 northbound detour officially begins today, June 3. From now until mid-November, M-24 will be closed to northbound traffic from Drahner Rd. to Harriet St. Southbound M-24 traffic will continue to be one-lane-only. The detour will take traffic east on Drahner Rd. to northbound Oxford Lake Drive, then […]

M-24 northbound to close as project enters Stage 2

M-24 northbound to close as project enters Stage 2

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer The first stage of the M-24 project is wrapping up work on the east Drahner Rd. intersection. If all goes well and there are no weather delays or unforeseen events, the next phase of the project will start around June 3. Crews will switch from the east Drahner intersection […]

M-24 construction enters first phase

M-24 construction enters first phase

By James Hanlon Leader Staff Writer The coronavirus cancelled a lot of things, but it did not cancel or delay the M-24 construction project, which began on April 23. “This road construction project is an essential function. Transportation workers in the field follow Centers for Disease Control guidelines to limit their risk of getting sick,” […]

M-24 updates

Drivers through town probably have seen signs on road work this week. Today we received this notice from the Oxford Village: At the Drahner Rd. intersection they are milling asphalt and removing some concrete this week, and forecasting for Friday/Saturday to start on the storm sewer work. The storm sewer and underground work will take […]